Office Of The District Attorney

Brenda F. Mitchell

Brenda F. Mitchell is a native of the Mississippi Delta and a graduate of Gentry High School in Indianola, Mississippi. She graduated Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Public Administration Degree from The University of Mississippi and she received a Juris Doctorate Degree from Mississippi College School of Law. Brenda was elected District Attorney for the Eleventh Circuit Court District in 2011 after being appointed and serving as Interim District Attorney in 2010. She is the first African American and first female to serve as District Attorney in the Eleventh Circuit Court District.

Before serving as District Attorney, Brenda served as an Assistant District Attorney for 15 years in the district. She has handled all aspects of criminal prosecutions, including presentation of cases to the Grand Jury, pleas, trials, sentencing and post-conviction hearings. Brenda has tried and won numerous cases ranging from capital murder, aggravated assault, felony DUI and burglary of a dwelling to name a few. With the assistance of her exceptional staff and prosecution team, Brenda strives for justice for the victims of felony crimes in the district.

Brenda has received numerous hours of training in Capital Murder Litigation and other felony criminal prosecutions. She worked as Staff Attorney in the Cleveland and Clarksdale offices of North Mississippi Rural Legal Services and as Legal Consultant for the Center for Constitutional Rights (presently called the Mississippi Workers Center for Human Rights) in Greenville, Mississippi.

Brenda has received countless awards for her service in the community. She is a member of the Mississippi Prosecutors Association, where she serves on the Legislative Committee. Additionally, she is a member of the Mississippi Bar Association and the Bolivar County Bar Association.

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A. Leslie Flint

Leslie Flint received her Bachelor of Science degree with a major in Sociology and a minor in English from Millsaps College in Jackson, Mississippi in 1995.  She graduated cum laude and with honors.  She then attended the University of Mississippi School of Law and received her Juris Doctor degree in 1998.  From 1998 to 2000, she served as a law clerk and staff attorney to the late Senior Circuit Court Judge Elzy Smith of the Eleventh Circuit Court District (1998-2000).  She briefly engaged in private practice in the area of insurance defense as an associate attorney at Copeland, Cook, Taylor and Bush in Ridgeland (2000-2001).  She returned to the Mississippi Delta and began her work with the Office of the District Attorney of the Eleventh Circuit Court District in 2001.  

In her position with the District Attorney’s office, she has received training in the area of forensic child interviews.  She has also attended the Sexual Assault Nurse Examiners (SANE) course and attended the certification training for that course. 

She has been a member of the Mississippi Bar since 1998.

She has received training in areas of  forensic child interviews and  sexual assault nurse examiner course (SANE).  


Jamie M. Banks

Jamie graduated Summa Cum Laude from Mississippi University for Women in 2007 with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in psychology and a minor in philosophy. Thereafter she began attending the University of Mississippi School of Law where she participated in various organizations and regional mock trial competitions. There she earned her Juris Doctorate and obtained her license to practice law in the State of Mississippi in 2010. It was during her experience as an extern with the Office of the United States Attorney, Southern District of Mississippi, that Jamie became assured that her practice area of interest was criminal law and that she desired to be a prosecutor. She began working as an Assistant District Attorney for the Eleventh Circuit Court District in January of 2011.

Angela D. Boisseau

Angela Duncan Boisseau was born in Metairie, Louisiana but later moved with her family to Aberdeen, Mississippi where she graduated from Aberdeen High School in 1987. She received her Bachelor of Science degree in Paralegal Studies in 1999 from Mississippi University for Women. Angela gained a wealth of experience as a paralegal while working in the state of Mississippi as well as in California and Nevada. Additionally, she has worked as a corporate real estate broker and mortgage loan compliance manager. In May 2018, Angela received a Juris Doctorate from the University of Memphis School of Law. Prior to joining the staff of the Office of the District Attorney for the Eleventh Circuit Court District in January 2024, she served as a part-time prosecutor handling misdemeanor cases and represented clients in municipal, youth, chancery and circuit courts. She is now ready to handle prosecution of felony criminal cases on a full-time basis. Angela is married to Gary Boisseau. In her spare time, she enjoys reading, sewing and working in her garden and flower beds. She is an active member in her church and in her community.

LaQuanna Wesley

LaQuanna Wesley is a native of Greenville, MS. She graduated from Jackson State University, where she earned a Bachelor of Science degree in criminal justice. LaQuanna completed her training at the Mississippi Law Enforcement Officer Training Academy in Pearl, MS. She embarked on her law enforcement career at the Greenville Police Department in 2004 and dedicated 16 years to the department. In 2006, LaQuanna transitioned to the Criminal Investigation Division at the Greenville Police Department. As a criminal investigator, her primary responsibilities included investigating serious criminal offenses such as homicides, sexual assaults, death investigations, burglaries, domestic violence incidents, and various other felony offenses. LaQuanna is a Certified Forensic Interviewer and has conducted numerous investigations involving crimes against children. In 2015, she earned a promotion to the position of Chief of Detectives at the Greenville Police Department, a role she served in until 2020. In that year, LaQuanna joined the Olive Branch Police Department as a criminal investigator. During her time there, she investigated a range of crimes and became a member of the Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) Task Force. LaQuanna remained with the Olive Branch Police Department until bringing her knowledge and skills to the District Attorney’s Office in January 2024.

LaShondria Gooden

LaShondria Nicole Gooden is a native of Clarksdale, Mississippi, having graduated from Coahoma County High School in 2014 and from Coahoma Community College in 2016 where she earned an Associate of Arts degree in English. She continued her education at the University of Mississippi where she obtained a Bachelor of Arts degree in English, with a concentration in Literature and minor in Political Science in May 2018.  There, she served as a member of Pi Sigma Alpha National Political Science Honor Society, Golden Key Honor Society and the Chancellor’s Leadership Team. LaShondria did not stop there. In December 2021, she received her Juris Doctorate degree from the University of Mississippi School of Law. While attending law school she was an active member of Delta Theta Phi Law Fraternity and also served as Education Chair for the Constance Slaughter-Harvey Chapter of the Black Law Students Association.

LaShondria has handled a variety of legal matters including real estate, wills and estates, probate issues, low-income housing, land disputes and children’s rights. LaShondria joined the District Attorney’s Office in January 2024 and is excited about helping get justice for the victims of crime.